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Music – 1982 Cheap Trick – Unknown Song – Live In Concert In Chicago

Cheap Trick is an American rock band from Rockford, Illinois….which was formed in 1973….with a classic lineup consisting of vocalist Robin Zander, guitarist Rick Nielsen, bassist Tom Petersson and drummer  Bun E. Carlos….who released their debut album in 1977….while first finding success in Japan with the release of its second album, In Color, later that year. The band would achieve mainstream popularity in the United States in 1979 with its breakthrough album Cheap Trick at Budokan…..and reached the Top 10 in the U.S. charts in 1979 with the Budokan live version of “I Want You to Want Me”….then they topped the charts in 1988 with “The Flame”.

Cheap Trick has performed live more than 5,000 times….and has sold more than 20 million albums….while experiencing several resurgencies over the course of their career….and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016.

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